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New response feature YouTube [PersonRank 10]

Thursday, May 21, 2009
15 years ago3,934 views

20 Hours of Video Uploaded Every Minute! is the title of the blogpost on YouTube.

"In mid-2007, six hours of video were uploaded to YouTube every minute. Then it grew to eight hours per minute, then 10, then 13. In January of this year, it became 15 hours of video uploaded every minute, the equivalent of Hollywood releasing over 86,000 new full-length movies into theaters each week."

"Today we're launching a feature that allows users to conveniently record a video response immediately after watching a video, making the YouTube experience even more social. When the video you're watching ends, an icon encouraging you to respond will appear in the player."

By the way. I noticed a button above the player to open the video in a popup, not sure how long it was there.

hebbet [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

popup is about 3 weeks old

James Xuan [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

I also noticed this yesterday... I like to do video responses, it seems ike there is more of a chance of the author watching it.

Ionut Alex. Chitu [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

Have you ever watched an interesting video recorded from webcam?

TOMHTML [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

Have you ever watched an interesting amateur video on Youtube?

James Xuan [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

[put at-character here]Ionut and Tom

Yes, I have actually... but maybe that's because I just like hearing people's opinions more than their shitty "acted" out videos or crappy dance/lip-synch videos.

There are 4 videos on youtube:

*Professional (eg. TV video and others like Collegehumor/Picnicface)
*Webcam Videos (eg. TheBlueHour and TheCreativeOne)
*Lesser Known Crappy Amateur Comedy/Short Films badly acted (eg. GuyzInBlue)
*LipSynch and/or 13-year-old dancers in pyjamas (eg. 90% of all YouTube videos)

Of those 4 I would much prefer to watch the Webcam videos, no?

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